SANTA CLARA (AP) - Despite a defense on pace to be one of the worst in the NFL in years, an offense that has struggled to move the ball with any consistency and a six-game losing streak that is the longest for the franchise in eight years, San Francisco coach Chip Kelly gave his players the week off for the bye.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr joked around on what became a post-mosh Monday, feeling some of the natural pressure before his Golden State Warriors get going at last with all the weight of trying to win another NBA championship on their star-studded shoulders.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Missing their top two running backs and trailing by 14 points, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' decision to stick with the running game paid big dividends. Facing a San Francisco defense that can't stop anyone on the ground sure helped the cause.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Benny Feilhaber had a goal and an assist, Tim Melia had four saves and Sporting Kansas City secured a playoff spot with a 2-0 victory over San Jose in the regular-season finale Sunday.